William C. Lowry Mathematics Educator of the Year 
Each year, VCTM recognizes a classroom teacher on the elementary, middle, secondary, university, and math specialist/coach level for his or her outstanding work in the field of mathematics. One teacher selected from each of the five categories may be awarded the VCTM William C. Lowry Mathematics Educator of the Year Award. All awards are announced in the Spring of each year at the annual conference.  The nominations for the 2025 awards will open in the fall. 
The qualifications for the award are as follows:

2024 William C. Lowry Mathematics Educators of the Year 
2024 William C. Lowry Mathematics Educator of the Year Shirley Fortenbaugh  2024 William C. Lowry Mathematics Educator of the Year Lisa Loconte Allen  2024 William C. Lowry Mathematics Ashley Elkins 
2024 William C. Lowry Mathematics Educator of the Year Deb Crawford  2024 William C. Lowry Mathematics Educator of the Year Courtney Baker 
The educator of the year award is named in honor of Dr. William C. Lowry. Learn more about Dr. Lowry's impact on mathematics education in Virginia in this journal dedication. 